You will arrive at New Delhi’s International Airport. Following customs, immigration formalities and baggage collection, our representative will meet you as you Exit the Arrivals Terminal building after which you would be transferred to your hotel. Delhi - India’s capital and a major gateway to the country, contemporary Delhi is a bustling metropolis, which successfully combines in its folds - the ancient with the modern. Amidst the fast spiraling skyscrapers the remnants of a bygone time in the form of its many monuments stand as silent reminders to the region’s ancient legacy. The first impressions for any visitor traveling in from the airport are of a spacious, garden city, tree-lined with a number of beautiful parks. Dinner at the Hotel. ` Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel Breakfast at the hotel. An A/c vehicle to report with English Speaking Guide at 0900 hours. Proceed for a half day city tour of Old & New Delhi. Start with a visit to Old Delhi; explore the Red Fort with its pearl mosque and exquisite audience halls. See Jama Masjid mosque one of Asia’s largest mosques with its marble domes and splendour minarets. People stream in and out of the mosque continuously and the presence of a nearby bazaar means that the area is rarely quiet. Further visit mile long Chandni Chowk Bazaar where craftsmen sell their wares. Continue to Raj Ghat (where Gandhiji was cremated) and the Ashoka Pillar. After Lunch day free for leisure Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel After Breakfast visit to New Delhi, which reflects the legacy the British left behind. The division between New and Old Delhi is the division between the capitals of the British and the Mughals respectively. The division in the walled city and New Delhi also marks the division in the life-styles. The walled city is all tradition where one will be able to glean a past life-style in all its facets colours and spells. New Delhi in contrast, is a city trying to live up to the best of 21st century standards. Drive past India Gate, Government buildings, visit Qutub Minar and Humayun’s tomb. Qutab Minar is the tallest brick minaret in the world and an important example of Indo-Islamic Architecture. The Qutub Minar and its monuments are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Humayun’s tomb is a complex of buildings of Mughal architecture located in east, New Delhi. In time of Slave Dynasty this land was under the KiloKheri Fort which was capital of Sultan Kequbad. The complex is a World Heritage Site and the first example of this type of Mughal architecture in India. This style of mausoleum was the same that created the Taj Mahal in Agra. After Lunch day free for leisure Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel. An A/c vehicle to report at the hotel to proceed to transfer airport to board flight for Udaipur. Flight : 6E 746 ( Flight number and timings are subject to change ) Departure Delhi : 0825 Hrs Arrival Udaipur ; 0940 Hrs Breakfast at the hotel. An a/c vehicle takes us to Airport for flight to Udaipur. Upon arrival in Udaipur, check-in at hotel. Dinner & Overnight at Hotel. Upon arrival in Udaipur check-In at hotel. Rest of the day free for independent activities. Udaipur: referred to as `The City of Sunrise’ is located in the midst of the Aravalli hills of South Rajasthan. In contrast to some of its desert neighbours it presents an enchanting image of white marble palaces, placid blue lakes and green hills. Evening proceed to visit boat ride at Lake Pichola. Pichola Lake is one of the most beautiful and picturesque lakes of Rajasthan, India. Located in the heart of the city, Pichola Lake is the oldest and one of the largest lakes of Udaipur. In 1362, the beautiful lake was built by Pichhu Banjara during the ruling period of Maharana Lakha. The Lake is extended to 3 miles in length, 2 miles in width and has depth of 30 feet. Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel
After breakfast, an AC vehicle to report with English Speaking Guide at 1000 hours for full day city tour of Udaipur visiting City Palace & Sahelion Ki Bari followed some shopping and city visit. City Palace towers over the Pichola Lake. Maharana Uday Singh initiated in the construction of the palace but succeeding Maharanas added several palaces and structures to the complex retained a surprising uniformity to the design. The entry to the Palace is from the Hati Pol, the Elephant gate. The Bari Pol or the Big gate brings you to the Tripolia, the Triple gate. Balconies, cupolas and towers surmount the palace to give a wonderful view of the lake. Suraj Gokhada or the balcony of the sun is where the Maharana would grant public audiences mainly to boost the morale of the people in difficult times. Evening free at leisure cum shopping activities. Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
The Ranakpur temple is one of the most famous Jain temples and dedicated to the first Jain Tirthankar (enlightened human) of our time cycle, Adinath (Lord Rishabha). It is a very big temple (ceiling around 7m high), made up of white marble, offers sculptures of same quality but different type than Dilwara, but is beautiful from the outside, too. It has more than a thousand columns none of which are alike. After excursion of Ranakpur continue drive to Jodhpur. Later visit to Bishnoi Village. After visiting, drive to Jodhpur. Upon arrival check-In at hotel. Evening free for independent activities / Leisure. Jodhpur is the second largest city in the state of Rajasthan. It is called the Gateway to Thar, as it is literally on the edge of the Thar Desert. It is also 6alled the Sun City as the sun shines (very bright and hot!) almost every day of the year. Jodhpur is also known as the Blue City, an apt name as most houses in the old city are shades of blue. Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
After breakfast at hotel proceed to city tour of Jodhpur and visiting Mehrangarh Fort & Jaswant Thada Mehrangarh Fort dominates the city and is the largest fort in all Rajasthan. Founded in 1458 as the site of Rao Jodha's new capital — hence the name, Jodhpur — the city has grown around it, and in the 500 years that have passed the fort has never been taken by force. It's easy to see why: it occupies the entire top of a 150-meter hill with commanding views all around, with some three kilometers of massive ramparts built around the edges. Evening free for leisure / shopping and Guests can See Spice Market, Cloack Tower and can have the Heritage walk of the city. Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel..
Breakfast at the hotel After breakfast, drive to Jaisalmer enroute visiting Osian Temple and Pokhran Fort Museum. After Lunch at Pokhran , Continue drive to Jaisalmer.Jodhpur – Osian - one and Half Hour drive. Osian –Pokhran - two and half hours drive Pokhran – Jodhpur- two hours drive On arrival to Jaisalmer, check in at your hotel. Jaisalmer, is an important ancient trading centre because of its strategic location on the camel trade routes, is often described as the 'golden city'. The havelis, built by merchants of the 19th century, are exquisitely carved from golden-yellow sandstone and are still in a beautiful condition. The fort built by Rawal Jaisal in the 12th century, stands on the 80 metre high Trikuta hill, with beautifully carved Jain temples. Dinner at Hotel. Overnight at the hotel..
Breakfast at the hotel After breakfast, start exploring Jaisalmer. Proceed to visit Jaisalmer Fort known as, SONAR QUILA- rising from the sand, the mega structure that merges with the golden hues of the desert ambience and the setting suns in its most colorful shades gives it a wonderful look. It’s simply a magic, the bastions envelops a whole townships that consist of palace complex, various security sources, and the havelis of rich merchants carved with an incredibly light touch. Several temples and the residential complexes of the armies and traders are placed strategically on the trade route, from where the ancient caravans passed en-route passing all the riches for the prosperity. Patwon Ji Ki Haveli - This is one of the largest and most elaborate Haveli in Jaisalmer and stands in a narrow lane. It is five storey high and is extensively carved. It is divided into six apartments, two owned by archaeological Survey of India, two by families who operate craft-shops and two private homes. There are remnants of paintings on some of the inside walls as well as some mirror work.The most elaborate and magnificent of all the Jaisalmer havelis, it has exquisitely carved pillars and exquisitely carved pillars and extensive corridors and chambers. One of the apartments of this five story high haveli is painted with beautiful murals. In the evening enjoy camel ride at Sam sand dunes, 42 away km from Jaisalmer. It is the most popular excursion to see the total sandy desert. It has a truly glorious stretch of sweeping sand dunes. It is best to be here at sunrise or sunset, and many camel safaris spend a night at the dunes. Dinner at Desert Camp. Overnight at the hotel..
Breakfast at the hotel After Breakfast drive to Bikaner Check into the hotel on arrival. After Lunch: Take a sightseeing tour and visit Lalgarh Palace in the evening. Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel..
Breakfast at the hotel After Breakfast drive to Jaipur . Enroute visit Samode/Chomu Palace. Lunch at Samode/Chomu Palace After Palace visit, drive to Jaipur. Upon arrival check in at Hotel. Later in the Evening proceed for Cultural performance and Dinner at Narayan Niwas Palace or at DIGGI PALACE. Dinner at Narayan Niwas palace or at Diggi Palace Overnight at the hotel..
After buffet breakfast at the hotel, you will be driven just outside Jaipur to the ancient capital of Amber to see the fabulous Amber Fort. Maharaja Mansingh, Mughal Emperor Akbar’s most successful General, started the construction of Amber Fort in the 17th century. Before the City Palace was constructed in Jaipur, Amber was the seat of power. An elephant /Jeep will spare you the trouble of reaching up to the fortress (Elephant ride is subject to availability) Once on top, stroll through the sprawling complex of courtyards and halls. Many of the rooms have delightful wall paintings, with precious stones and mirrors inlaid in the walls. Most fascinating, perhaps, is the Sheesh Mahal (hall of mirrors) where a single lamplight is reflected in the many mirrors, lighting up the room. Come back to your hotel after your excursion. In the afternoon you will visit the city of Jaipur. Among the highlights to be seen while touring Jaipur include the City Palace, which is an overwhelming complex of exquisite palaces, gardens and courtyards, decorative art and carved doorways. The palace museum houses collections of rare manuscripts, armoury, costumes, carpets and miniature paintings. Walk to the adjacent Jantar Mantar or Astronomical Observatory made by the Maharaja of Jaipur, built in 1726 and is one of the five such astronomical wonders built by Sawai Jai Singh and makes accurate predictions even to this day. Than you will stop and see the `Palace of Winds’, otherwise known as Hawa Mahal. It is really an elaborate facade behind which the ladies of the court used to watch the daily goings on in the street below. It is extremely intricate in its pink sandstone carving. The cool wind blows through its facade of windows and latticed screens through which the queens of the court once viewed the streets of the city. You will also have the opportunity to wander about the local markets. Dinner at Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at Hotel. After Breakfast drive to Agra En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri: A fascinating ghost town, lies a little beyond Agra the deserted Red sandstone city that was built by Emperor Akbar as his capital. It was a veritable fairy tale city and its ruins are still in a pristine condition. It is not hard to imagine what the court life must have been like in the days of its grandeur. Set like a jewel in a courtyard of pink sandstone is the marble tomb of the Saint Salim Chisti, enclosed by delicately carved marble screens. After visit Fatehpur Sikri continue drive to Agra, on arrival check in at the Hotel Evening visit Programme Mohabatein The Taj at Agra (Kalakriti centre ) Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel After Breakfast visit Taj Mahal :Agra is the city of the Taj Mahal, perhaps the most photographed monument in the world. However, no matter how many pictures you have seen or no matter how high your expectations are, the Taj never lets you down - the unparalleled glory and beauty of the building surpasses beyond all human imaginations. At sun rise we visit the Taj Mahal to witness this spectacular monument built for love. Besides perfect symmetry in every aspect of its construction, the inlay work of semi precious stones into marble in pietra dura style is absolutely remarkable. (Taj Mahal closed on Fridays) Later visit, Agra Fort: Agra is not only famous for Taj Mahal but the impressive Mughal Red Fort known as the Agra Fort. The story of the Mughal Empire in stone. Built by Emperor Akbar and successively enriched with places and marble pavilions. After visiting both the monuments, Lunch at Hotel. Check out from Hotel and then drive to New Delhi. Evening free for leisure. Farewell Dinner at the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel..